SLIS student Stephanie Roelling is preparing for the next stage of her career as a school librarian by earning her MLIS degree while having the experience of a lifetime in the coastal Chinese city of Dalian.
SLIS student James Hicks currently works as an adjunct English professor at three separate universities in Japan, owns a small business that sells pure beeswax candles, and has two young children.
Shortly after a deadly tsunami hit American Samoa on Sept. 29, 2009, SLIS student Abe King and his library co-workers went out to help with relief efforts in one of the best ways they could — by reading.
Peters chose SLIS because “the online courses give students a lot of flexibility to coordinate school, work, and family life, and students can live anywhere,” Peters said. “That flexibility is very important to me.”
An online MLIS program is the perfect fit for Lauren Turpin, who lives in Korea. Turpin was excited to enroll last year in the MLIS program offered by SLIS.